Eternal record

London experiences Arsenal - Leicester
Arsenal ": Czech - Belerin, Mertezaker, Koselni, Montreal - Cokelen, Ramsey - Oxlade-Chamberlain, Yezil, Sanchez - Fat Spare: Ospina, Chambers, Flamini, Elneny, Walcott, Welbeck, Campbell Leicester: Schmeichel - Simpson, Morgan,…

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The most unusual football team: “Sands Utd” plays when one of the players dies a child
Most football players dream of fame and admiration in the eyes of fans, but not these men who have joined the team called “Sands Utd”. Each of their games is…

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Two "Cinderellas" of the English Premier League
The "Leicester" team is opening this season. Claudio Ranieri, a coach who doesn’t have enough stars from heaven, managed to create a very strong and attractive team. It is unlikely…

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The story of how a soccer ball fell to Earth from space and came back

In 1986, the Challenger shuttle exploded 73 seconds after the flight began, thus ending the lives of seven members of the NASA team. The ship scattered into 14 tons of debris that could be found – they all scattered across the ocean’s water surface, and a special search team was forced to search for the remains of the crew’s bodies among them. Continue reading

Matches with sacrifices and the ball “hovering” in the air, or How different nations of different eras played football

The World Cup forced to follow this game even those who are indifferent to it at the usual time and do not understand the subtleties of the rules. What can we say about the fans who do not miss a single match of their favorite team – they now can not even think about anything else. Continue reading

The most unusual football team: “Sands Utd” plays when one of the players dies a child

Most football players dream of fame and admiration in the eyes of fans, but not these men who have joined the team called “Sands Utd”. Each of their games is a kind of hymn to a dead child who has never had a chance to live, this is a therapy for the fathers themselves, which helps to cope with their grief. Continue reading

Little-known photographs of the “King of Football” of the 20th century by the legendary Pele

Pele – the legendary Brazilian attacking midfielder and the only player in the world, three times became a world champion as a player. At the age of 7, Pele began to play for the local children’s team, where he was distinguished by a very entertaining and productive game, and at the age of 15 he entered the big football arena … Continue reading

Truth and fiction about the “death match” – the football battle of Soviet athletes and Nazi gunners

The Great Patriotic War is remembered by many grand battles in which Soviet soldiers defended the independence of their homeland. But in the history of the confrontations of the USSR and Nazi Germany there is one unique battle, which took place not on the battlefield, but on the soccer field. This is a match between the Ukrainian team “Start” and the German anti-aircraft gunners “Flakelf”, later called the “death match”. Continue reading

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Football commercialization
Initially, football was designed more for that. to become a form of free pastime, rather than a professional occupation. The young people who founded the English Football Association did not…

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Franz Beckenbauer became the first in the history of football
Franz Beckenbauer became the first in the history of football who managed to win the world champion title, being first a player, and then a coach of the German national…

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Football is magic
Each football team is unique. After all, this is a family. And each family has its own traditions and customs. In this case, the teams are different style of play,…

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Eternal record holder
In the late 1950s, Juste Fontaine was a great pair of strikers with Raymond Kopa. Together they played in the French team and in the club "Reims". Kopa built more,…

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